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Africa Plant: Policy inconsistency, forex may force Tecno to dump Nigeria for Egypt

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Indications have emerged revealing that Egypt remains first in the mind of Transsion Holdings, marketers of Tecno products as it plans to establish a multibillion manufacturing plant in Africa. Whereas the company agrees that Nigeria remains the best market with population and even matching purchasing power and observed uptakes in new devices, the company’s Vice President, Andy Yan, told journalists ...

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Facebook, CC-Hub unveil first Community Hub in Nigeria

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Leading global social media giant, Facebook on Wednesday, announced a new nationwide initiative in Nigeria to further cement its commitment and investment in the country, and across the continent. Before now, there had been rising agitation by industry players in Nigeria on lack of investment footprints of major ICT conglomerates doing business in Nigeria including Facebook, Google and Microsoft. At ...

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Facebook, Google, Microsoft drill MDAs on social media imports

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Federal Ministry of Communications’ SOCIAL MEDIA FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE Seminar supported by Nigerian Communications Commission, NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, NIPOST, Galaxy Backbone PLC, as well as Facebook, Google, and Microsoft. #sm4gg #socialmedia4gg #fmocsocialmedia Report claimed the event was held in Lagos, but it was not clear why all the ministry’s departments and agencies that are in Abuja could move down to Lagos ...

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Minister hails Microsoft initiative, silent on diversion of $30bn data centre

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At a time many Nigerian stakeholders in Information and Communications technology (ICT) are still disturbed on why technology giant, Microsoft summoned courage to dump plan it has publicized and moved its $30bn game changing data centre investment to South Africa, the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, in Abuja on Thursday, hailed the company for other smaller development initiatives it has ...

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‘Giving job to Microsoft after damaging statement on diversion of $30bn centre painful’

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Outrage is rising across the nation’s ICT industry following the hiring of United States (U.S.) technology giants including Oracle and Microsoft by the federal government to help in saving costs and fighting corruption. Apart from Oracle which has a strong wing in Nigeria, analysts are worried on why such sensitive job is given to Microsoft who diverted its earlier planned ...

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Microsoft did damage to Nigeria’s FDIs’ drive by that relocation statement—Experts

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Industry analysts have taken a swipe on the management of Microsoft, not just for deciding to move its announced Nigeria bond $30bn twin data centre investment to South Africa, but for issuing a worldwide statement capable of misleading other deep pocket investors across the world on Nigeria’s investment climate. It would be recalled that each data centre according to the ...

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